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[movies]Immigration - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Map-Chart technique surveys chronologically and compactly the history of immigration up to the restrictive law of 1924. Economic, political and religious motives of immigrants shown in scene in steamship office abroad. Scene at Ellis Island.
Downloads: 315
[movies]Bus Driver, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
DEPICTS A TRIP TAKEN BY A YOUNG BOY & HIS FATHER FROM NEW YORK TO PITTSBURGH. SHOWS HOW THE BUS DRIVER MEETS DRIVING HAZARDS, SERVES HIS PASSENGERS & KEEPS HIS BUS IN CIRCULATION. Skeletal Entry
Downloads: 123
[movies]Tippy, Our Town Dog - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Shows Tippy, a Terrier, who runs away and acquires a new master.
Downloads: 93
[movies]Pilgrims, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Follows the Pilgrims from England to Holland and to New England. Discusses the Mayflower compact and the hardships in the New World.
Downloads: 166
[movies]Heart Disease: Its Major Causes - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films Inc.
Skeletal Entry
Downloads: 163
[movies]Frank and his Dog - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Tells the story of how Penny, Frank's dog, feels neglected when his master is too busy to play with him. Penny chases a cat up a tree, but Frank forgives him for getting into mischief. A simple film intended for very young audiences.
Downloads: 155 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Getting Along With Parents - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Shows the conflict between six teen-agers and their respective parents in a situation designed to provoke discussion. Emphasizes that each generation must recognize the other's differences in upbringing, thinking and feeling and be willing to compromise on solutions to problems.
Downloads: 120
[movies]Using the Bank - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
MAN DEPOSITS CASH & CHECK IN SAVINGS ACCOUNT, RECEIVES INTEREST, BORROWS MONEY FOR HIS BUSINESS, SIGNS NOTE FOR IT, OPENS CHECKING ACCOUNT, ENTERS TRANSACTIONS IN CHECKBOOK, & GETS CHANGE FOR HIS STORE. SHOWS BANK VAULT, WORK OF FEDERAL RESERVE BANK.
Downloads: 133
[movies]Mosquito, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Shows the life cycles of the common (Culex) and the malaria (Anopheles) mosquito. Depicts methods of exterminating larvae and adult mosquitoes. Includes breeding places, the laying of the eggs, the various stages of development, and methods of mosquito control.
Downloads: 681 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Our Community - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Illustrates important community functions and services. Depicts police and fire protection, health safeguards, and park and recreational facilities. Points out how members of the community are interdependent. Some footage of Howdy Doody, which you don't expect to see in an EBF film. Not to be confused with the 1969 EBEC film Our Community.
Downloads: 204
[movies]Eat for Health - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Using the five fingers of each hand as a check off device, the film identifies a food group with each finger. Using this system, Ralph learns to eat a balanced diet and has more fun because of his better health.
Downloads: 133
[movies]Doctor, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Skeletal Entry
Downloads: 156
[movies]Unique Contribution, The (Part II) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
How educational films contribute to teaching and learning. With many examples taken from scientific and historical films.
Keywords: Motion pictures: In education
Downloads: 1,775 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]House Fly, The (2nd edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
06:14:55:27 Different nationally themed models of houses mounted over their appropriate countries on a rotating globe. House flies fly around the globe. Camera zooms into American house. 06:15:34:26 1950s housewife pours milk into mixing bowl; CU woman holds electric mixer in bowl with one hand and shoos fly away with other. 06:15:48:00 Woman pours batter into pan; flies fly around the batter. 06:15:57:08 Decaying animal carcass swarmed by flies...
Downloads: 271
[movies]Don't Be Afraid - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Analysis of a child's fear of darkness leads him and us to understand the nature and kinds of fear.
Keywords: Social guidance; Children: Psychology; Psychology
Downloads: 9,603 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]Twins Are Individuals: From Infancy to Adolescence - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Uses animation to consider lives of two identical twins who develop completely different personalities. Comments on leveling power of American Society. In collaboration with Dr. Arnold Gesell and the Clinic of Child Development, Yale University Great footage of scientific study of identical twin girls from infancy to 13.5 years old. 11:42:01:15 Two sets of disembodied arms in lab coats place two identical twins in crib; VS blonde haired baby twins...
Downloads: 840 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Helicopter, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
0:24 VS airplanes taxiing down runway and up into air Camera pans airplanes parked in airport Airplane lands, then helicopter lands in front of bldg. Man looks into cargo of helicopter Helicopter lifts up, takes off Fade to bldg roof where helicopter is landing Men in uniform filling sides of helicopter with shovels full of "dirt" 2:09 Helicopter landing in clearing woods Helicopter spraying grove with cloudy "insecticide" VS/LS helicopter high up in sky 2:50 MCU helicopter landing on water MCU ...
Downloads: 216
[movies]Why Vandalism? - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Life of a teenage outsider; what makes him that way and how his anger flares into violence.
Keywords: Juvenile delinquency; Psychology; Crime and criminals
Downloads: 8,060 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Baby's Day at 12 Weeks, A - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
"In this picture the infant is followed through his domestic day from the time of his waking at six o'clock in the morning until the final breast feeding at ten o'clock at night. His dressing, bathing, feeding, daytime naps, play, and general care are presented in concrete detail along with an interpretation of the significance of his various reactions. For the most part the picture is non-technical and well suited for viewing by groups interested in the training and care of the infant." Produce...
Downloads: 799 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Southwestern States (Second Edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
LIFE IN AREAS OF TEXAS, OKLAHOMA, NEW MEXICO & ARIZONA. TOPOGRAPHY, RAINFALL, IMPRINT OF SPANISH & INDIAN CULTURES, IRRIGATION, STOCK RAISING, MINING, AGRICULTURE.
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[movies]Cities: How They Grow (Second Edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
A study of our increasing urban population. Departing from the usual statistics and the sociological problems which are a result of the cities' growth, we learn that by observing what the workers of the city do, we can find out why the city grew. A CITY IS DEFINED & AN ATTEMPT IS MADE TO SHOW THAT IT CONSISTS OF 2 KINDS OF PEOPLE - "BUILDERS" & "FILLERS". ASPECTS OF GREAT CITIES SHOWN; WHY CITIES DIE & ARE KNOWN AS "GHOST TOWNS"...
Downloads: 641
[movies]Office Courtesy: Meeting the Public - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Dramatizes techniques for office workers in meeting and working with persons outside the company, face to face and over the phone. Stresses courtesy. A secretary discovers how to make her job more enjoyable. Great footage of office workers and secretaries. 14:41:03:03 Shot reverse shot sequence CU brunette woman with red lipstick with upset face; CU angry man with moustache talking into camera; CU woman upset defending herself; CU hand angrily smacking wood counter of desk; CU angry man aggressi...
Downloads: 332
[movies]Belonging to the Group (Respect as a Human Value) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Downloads: 182 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Fire - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
The benefits and dangers of fire.
Keywords: Fire; Chemistry; cbk
Downloads: 8,353 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Baltimore Plan, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films Inc.
Great footage of slums, poor housing, slum clearance, rehabilitation African Americans
Downloads: 294
[movies]Office Etiquette - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
DO'S AND DON'TS FILM. PORTRAYS WAYS IN WHICH OFFICE ETIQUETTE CONTRIBUTES TO SUCCESS IN OFFICE RELATIONSHIPS. THE TYPICAL SITUATIONS INCLUDE APPLYING FOR A JOB, REPORTING FOR WORK THE 1ST DAY, PERFORMING ROUTINE SECRETARIAL DUTIES, & TELEPHONE COURTESY. Office Etiquette is one of the many films that follows a young woman who is seeking a secretarial job. It makes the off-center but accurate point that success in the office is gauged by behavior and interpersonal relationships as well as competen...
Downloads: 181
[movies]The Airport in the Jet Age - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Revised edition of 'THE AIRPORT.' Explores a large metropolitan jet airport, from the traffic control tower to the baggage-processing center. Shows glimpses of hundreds of people on the job.
Downloads: 381
[movies]Visit to the Waterworks, A - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films Inc.
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER TAKES CLASS ON FIELD TRIP TO CITY WATERWORKS. GUIDE EXPLAINS PLANT OPERATION--STORAGE TANKS, LABORATORY WATER TESTING FOR PURITY, FILTRATION, CHEMICAL TREATMENT. PUMPS SUPPLY FIRE DEPARTMENT, STREET CLEANING, LAUNDRY.
Downloads: 466 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Jean and Her Dolls - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Jean confides to a friend that her doll is catching the measles. Jean's brother overhears the remark and paints red spots on her doll's face. In return for the trick, Jean paints a 'MEASLES, KEEP OUT' sign.
Downloads: 509 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Bus Driver, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Father and son travel by bus from New York to Pittsburgh in the days when bus travel still attracted elite passengers.
Keywords: Transportation: Bus
Downloads: 8,979 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(9 reviews)
[movies]Synthetic Fibers: Nylon and Rayon - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Reveals how modern science and technology have made possible the development of new artificial fibers for making textiles -- specifically rayon and nylon. Portrays some of the processes used in making these fibers, ways in which they are useful to man and characteristic of the textiles made from them.
Downloads: 674 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Early Settlers of New England (Salem 1626-1629) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Dramatized impressions of the life of the pioneer settlers in a New England colony.
Keywords: U.S. History: Colonial
Downloads: 10,100 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Pioneers of the Plains - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Experiences of a pioneer family on their journey from Illinois to the Midwestern plains.
Keywords: U.S. History: Westward expansion
Downloads: 7,506 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Making Books - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Writing, editing and mass production of books.
Keywords: Communication: Books
Downloads: 22,526 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Synthetic Fibers: Nylon and Rayon - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Reveals how modern science and technology have made possible the development of new artificial fibers for making textiles -- specifically rayon and nylon. Portrays some of the processes used in making these fibers, ways in which they are useful to man and characteristic of the textiles made from them.
Downloads: 136
[movies]Fire: What Makes it Burn - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Uses simple laboratory demonstrations to show what is needed to make a fire, what a flame is, how combustion takes place and how a fire can be extinguished. Stresses that fire can be dangerous and illustrates safety measures.
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[movies]Play in the Snow - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
SHOWS CHILDREN ENJOYING WINTER SPORTS, MAKING A SNOWMAN, PLAYING FOX & GEESE, SLEDDING & SKIING. Scenes of snowy suburban neighborhood. Two boys and girl dress for cold weather.
Downloads: 232
[movies]Hare and the Tortoise, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
PRESENTS THE FABLE BY AESOP IN WHICH THE STEADY TORTOISE DEFEATS THE HARE IN A RACE. USES REAL ANIMALS AS CHARACTERS IN THE FABLE. An all-star cast of real animals including a wise old owl who acts as judge, a fox who lays out the woodland race course, a gossipy goose, a rooster and a raccoon who wakes up Mr. Hare too late. 00:31:19 CU Skunk Lots of close ups of owl, fox, hare and tortoise Story of the tortoise and the hare is told using real animals to act out the story...
Keywords: aesop fable
Downloads: 433
[movies]Early Settlers of New England (Salem 1626-1629) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Appraisal. Excellent for showing the homes and their construction, the crude agricultural methods, the wide reliance on fish and game for food, and the primitive household equipment of the New England settlement at Salem (1626-29). Should be useful in developing an understanding of (1) the hardships of colonial life, (2) the social organization of a colonial community, (3) the importance of religion in the life of the people, and (4) some of the motives which brought the colonists to the New Wor...
Downloads: 281
[movies]Alcohol and the Human Body - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Traces the course of alcohol through the body; shows the effects of alcohol on the brain; dramatizes the case of a problem drinker, including treatment.
Keywords: Substance abuse: Alcohol
Downloads: 24,484 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Care of the Skin - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Structure of the skin; good cleanliness habits; the proper way to wash; the correct use of soap.
Keywords: Health and hygiene; Medicine: Dermatology
Downloads: 2,835,946 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Problems of Housing - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Modernizing antiquated U.S. housing stock to bring it up to health and safety standards.
Keywords: Houses and homes; World War II: Postwar issues; Architecture
Downloads: 4,070 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]English Children: Life in the City - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Typical events in the daily life of an English urban family just after World War II.
Keywords: United Kingdom
Downloads: 10,912 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]Microscopic Life: The World of the Invisible - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
A study of the plant and animal life found in a jar of ordinary pond water. Illustrates and explains the difference between microscopic plants and animals; between one-celled and many-celled organisms; the meaning of colonial organization; and the various processes of food-gathering, digestion and reproduction.
Downloads: 887 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Look to the Land - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Plea for sustainable land and resource use.
Keywords: Land use; Environment; Conservation
Downloads: 166,104 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Color Keying in Art and Living - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
How color relationships and coordination are applied to art, hair styling, eyes, complexion, dress and home decoration. Narrator: James A. Brill. Educational Collaborator: Eliot O'Hara, N.A.
Keywords: Perception: Color; Art and artists: Technique; Fashion
Downloads: 10,767 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Beginning to Date - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Explains how to plan and enjoy a date.
Downloads: 163
[movies]Tobacco and the Human Body - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Early film on tobacco's physical effects.
Keywords: Substance abuse: Tobacco; Medicine: Cancer
Downloads: 13,527 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Immunization (Second edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Explains what immunization is and how it is built up either by having a disease or by being inoculated with vaccine. Shows how smallpox vaccine is produced and used, how diphtheria toxins are treated to produce toxoids, and the type of program of treatment necessary to produce lasting immunity. Credits the scientists and commercial laboratories for their work in developing vaccines. This film shows the process of testing vaccinations on animals and through animation simulations of microscopic ac...
Downloads: 148
[movies]Preface to Chemistry - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Downloads: 420 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
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